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Re: more than one-line minibuffer needed for eval-last-sexp output


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: more than one-line minibuffer needed for eval-last-sexp output
Date: 23 Jan 2001 18:32:48 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.0.96

address@hidden (Eli Zaretskii) writes:

|> [Still using a fake address, despite the many requests not to, do you?
|> What would it take to get you to respect those requests, I wonder?]
|> 
|> On 20 Jan 2001, Dan Jacobson wrote:
|> 
|> > OK, go to the *scratch* buffer, or most buffers actually.
|> > Type: auto-mode-alist ^X^E
|> > to do a eval-last-sexp on this rather long valued variable, or your
|> > favorite other long valued variable.
|> > 
|> > Notice that the minibuffer doesn't crack open to give you the several
|> > lines needed to display the value.
|> 
|> This is solved in the next version 21.1 which is now in pretest.

Except that you know must set eval-expression-print-length and
eval-expression-print-level to nil, otherwise the output will be truncated
as well.

Andreas.

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SuSE Labs                                        completely different."
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